Institutional Data

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness serves as a resource for data about the university, including data related to Admissions, Degrees Awarded, Enrollments, Faculty and Staff, Finances, Graduation and Retention Rates, and Tuition and Financial Aid, among others. Institutional Research is responsible for official reporting of university data to external bodies, such as the federal government (IPEDS) and the state (HEI reporting), as well as for using these data to support the university’s planning and decision-making processes.

Common Data Set

The CDS is used to provide data for college guidebooks, rankings (e.g., U.S. News rankings), and other external requests. Restricted to the Oxford campus, the CDS provides limited data related to: Admissions, Degrees, Enrollment, Faculty & Class Size, Graduation & Retention, Tuition & Financial Aid, Academic Offerings, and Student Life.

Fact Book

A comprehensive source of information about the university, including a wide variety of current and historical data for all campuses.


The purpose of this report is to provide institutional executives with a useful resource and to help improve the quality and comparability of IPEDS data.